Shrivatsamudra, Śrīvatsamudrā, Shrivatsa-mudra: 1 definition
Shrivatsamudra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Śrīvatsamudrā can be transliterated into English as Srivatsamudra or Shrivatsamudra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)Source: archive.org: Isvara Samhita Vol 5
Śrīvatsamudrā (श्रीवत्समुद्रा) or simply Śrīvatsa is the name of a mudrā described in the Īśvarasaṃhitā 24.23-24.—Accordingly, “Śrīvatsamudrā is only padmamudrā”. Mūdra (e.g., Śrīvatsamudrā) is so called as it gives joy to the tattvas in the form of karman for those who offer spotless worship, drive out the defects which move about within and without and sealing up of what is done.
Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.
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